Part of speech: noun

A sheath, as of a sword.

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Usage examples "scabbard":

  1. Mahommed Gunga kicked his scabbard clear, and strode through the door. - "Rung Ho!", Talbot Mundy.
  2. Down scabbard, and out sword! - "Queen Mary and Harold", Alfred Lord Tennyson.
  3. His revolver was in its scabbard over his left hip, but just out of view of the sentry. - "Dave Darrin at Vera Cruz", H. Irving Hancock.